Monthly archives: September, 2015

Chance Dance

We took a number of chances during the Fate of Dance festival this year, from the content of the application and the acceptance to participating artists, to the actual production. Of course, chance plays a part in everything that happens. It is when we actually invite chance into the creative process that we enter into…


Week Two Choreographer Highlight: Rosanna Terracciano

Today, many know Rosanna Terracciano as an independent flamenco dance artist, but what they may not know about her is that she first studied contemporary dance at the University of Calgary. Born and raised in Calgary, Terracciano began performing through activities like Italian folk dancing and the drum corps colour guard. At the age of…


Week One Choreographer Highlight: Thoenn Glover

For Vancouver-based choreographer Thoenn Glover, the world of cinema is a rich source of inspiration. Visual perspectives, musical scores, lighting choices, and scene changes, the way all these intertwined elements come together to create a whole picture excites the Arts Umbrella graduate (‘09). “I strive to use these tools within a contemporary dance setting to…